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Climate Scientist Evangelizes Skeptical Christians, And Solving A Century-Old Crime Spree

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For some, a belief in God and adherence to fact-based scientific research are mutually exclusive. That's not the case for Katherine Hayhoe, who's had remarkable success convincing evangelical Christians that climate change is caused largely by human activity. It could be because she's a conservative Christian herself. Then, we speak with baseball statistics guru Bill James and his daughter about a new book they've co-written on an unlikely subject; a century-old string of ax murders.

Katharine Hayhoe speaks at Westminster College's 2017 Hancock Symposium on Wednesday, September 20 at 9:20 a.m. For more information, visit Westminster-MO.edu.

Bill James and Rachel McCarthy James present their book, 'The Man From the Train: The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery,' at the Kansas City Public Library's Central Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 21. For more information, visit RainyDayBooks.com.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Luke X. Martin is associate producer of KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at luke@kcur.org or on Twitter, @lukexmartin.